Costa Rica Quest Feb 2-10, 2018 $1149* per person hosted by Kathy Trapp

Ready for a great small group escapade in my favorite country for nature and adventure travel? Join Dawn’s Escapades next February for an amazing Costa Rica Quest. Kathy Trapp is your host for this amazing trip.

Dawn’s Escapades uses G Adventures for socially responsible adventure travel. With G Adventures small group travel, you get to experience the real locations and bond with your fellow travelers in ways that just aren’t possible in large groups.  You will experience the destination like a local and not just a tourist. Your guide will help you navigate the country, and live more authentic experiences.

You’ll have 8 nights of exploring essential areas of Costa Rica, including the Arenal Volcano region, Monte Verde Cloud Forests and Manuel Antonio in Quepos.

 Map of the route for Costa Rica Quest


Day 1 San José

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 San José/La Fortuna

Drive to Sarapiquí to visit the G Adventures-supported Mi Cafecito Community Coffee Plantation. Learn about the impact this project has had on the community and sample some of the products they sell. Continue on to the Arenal region and take advantage of a free afternoon and a full free day to experience the adventure activities and natural wonders of the area. Enjoy an included relaxing soak in the local hot springs.

Exclusive Inclusions:

G Adventures for Good Mi Cafecito Coffee Cooperative Tour|Recharge Hot Springs

Meals included:


Day 3 La Fortuna

Free day in La Fortuna. Experience the outdoor adventures, amazing wildlife and natural wonders in this area.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Carte Blanche

Day 4 La Fortuna/Monteverde

Head into the cloud forest with a free afternoon to explore.

Day 5 Monteverde

Enjoy a guided tour of Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve. Opt to fly above the trees on a canopy zipline tour, go horseback riding in the hills or drive ATVs off-road.

Day 6 Monteverde/Quepos

Travel to Quepos, just outside Manuel Antonio National Park. Opt to visit the park or relax on the beach in this fun surf town. Enjoy a night out and perhaps learn how to salsa.

Day 7 Quepos

Enjoy a free day to visit Manuel Antonio National Park, sail, snorkel or surf in the Pacific. Opt to kayak through mangroves or relax on the beach.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Carte Blanche

Day 8 Quepos/San José

Opt to chill at the beach in the morning before the journey by bus back to the capital.

Day 9 San José

Depart at any time.

View full itinerary

What’s Included

  • G Adventures for Good: Mi Cafecito Coffee Cooperative Tour, Sarapiquí
  • Recharge: Hot Springs, Arenal Volcano
  • Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve guided tour (Monteverde)
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Free Wi-FiThis adventure boasts vans fitted with wi-fi for up to five users at a time. Check your email, upload a photo to Facebook, or send a tweet to your friends.


Hotels (8 nts).


1 lunch
Allow USD385-500 for meals not included.


Private vehicle, boat, local bus, walking.

Staff & experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

Available extras (Add these to your tour when you book)


Costa Rica Adrenaline Bundle – From $139.00

CANYONEERING (Half-day Arenal) Rappel, down-climb, river-trace, and descend huge waterfalls in the rugged mountains and lush rainforests around Costa Rica’s Arenal Volcano. ZIPLINING (Half-day Monteverde) Get a true bird’s-eye view of the rainforest canopy as you soar through the trees on a Tarzan swing, a giant rappel, and a 137-meter-high (450-foot) zipline.


Manuel Antonio Catamaran Tour – From $80.00

Cruise along the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica aboard a 100ft catamaran, taking in the impressive scenery and lush jungle that has made Manuel Antonio famous. Keep your eyes peeled for playful dolphins who call these waters home before stopping to snorkel, swim, or ride one of the boat’s water slides into the ocean. If you’re wanting to relax and experience what the locals call Pura Vida (pure life), then look no further.


My Own Room – From $599.00

If you’re travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, select this option during the online booking process.

Extend your stay with these add-on tours


Tortuguero National Park Tour – 4-Day Independent Adventure – From $399

Explore Tortuguero National Park while staying at a jungle lodge.

* $250 deposit plus required travel insurance. Request quote.

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